British Columbia

5 workers test positive for COVID-19 at frozen fruit processing plant in Abbotsford, B.C.

A new outbreak of COVID-19 has been detected at Nature's Touch, a frozen fruit processing plant in Abbotsford, B.C.

Nature's Touch has closed the facility while Fraser Health traces contacts of those affected

Fraser Health says a new outbreak of COVID-19 has been confirmed at the Nature's Touch plant in Abbotsford. (Google Maps)

A new outbreak of COVID-19 has been detected at Nature's Touch, a frozen fruit processing plant in Abbotsford, B.C.

According to Fraser Health, five employees at the plant have tested positive for the novel coronavirus, and public health workers are tracing their contacts.

The company has closed the plant until Monday and Fraser Health has inspected the site, according to a press release.

As of Friday, B.C. has had 2,507 confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 155 deaths.

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